With Film Four International (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. A Room with a View (1985)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Lucy meets George in a Florence pensione and the two share a brief romance before Lucy returns home, where she becomes engaged to Cecil. However, it isn't long before George unexpectedly enters her life again.
Votes: 43,984 | Gross: $20.97M
3. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 20,072 | Gross: $3.13M
5. The Sacrifice (1986)
PG | 149 min | Drama
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.
Votes: 28,432 | Gross: $0.30M
6. Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Realistic story of working-class Yorkshire life, alternately serious and light-hearted, as two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man.
Votes: 4,203 | Gross: $0.12M
7. Sister My Sister (1994)
R | 86 min | Drama, Thriller
Two sisters separated in childhood reunite years later as servants at a household in France. Their happiness to be reunited spirals into an incestuous relationship.
Votes: 3,437 | Gross: $0.22M
10. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Music
The lives of an English working-class family are told out of order in a free-associative manner. The first part, "Distant Voices", focuses on the father's role in the family. The second part, "Still Lives", focuses on his children.
Votes: 4,420 | Gross: $0.69M
11. Stormy Monday (1988)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A crooked American businessman tries to push the shady influential owner of a nightclub in Newcastle, England to sell him the club. The club's new employee and the American's ex lover fall in love and inadvertently stir the pot.
Votes: 4,122 | Gross: $1.79M
12. Life Is Sweet (1990)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A shop assistant, her cook husband, and their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.
Votes: 10,469 | Gross: $1.52M
14. Close My Eyes (1991)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
An estranged brother and sister begin an intense sexual relationship, behind the curtain of their otherwise normal working-class lives.
Votes: 3,362 | Gross: $0.14M
16. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
R | 103 min | Drama, War
American and British journalists Flynn and Michael Henderson, along with their respective news teams, meet at the beginning of the Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports, the group ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,569 | Gross: $0.34M
17. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
R | 105 min | Biography, Drama
Biographer John Lahr is writing a book about playwright Joe Orton. Joe and Kenneth meet at drama school and live together for ten years as lovers and collaborators. Both want to be writers, but only one of them is successful.
Votes: 6,175 | Gross: $1.65M
19. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.
Votes: 4,555 | Gross: $0.17M
21. The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, some loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the deposed Emperor. While the impostor lives in luxury on the island, the real Napoleon returns to Paris in order to retake the throne.
Votes: 2,653 | Gross: $0.57M
22. The Long Day Closes (1992)
PG | 85 min | Biography, Drama
A lyrical reverie about a young Liverpool boy coming of age in the 1950s among his loving family and the austere Catholic Church as he enters the rigors of school, nurtures a bedazzled love of the movies and longs for companionship.
Votes: 3,532 | Gross: $0.16M
24. Blonde Fist (1991)
102 min | Action, Drama, Sport
A woman attempts to escape her domestic problems by fleeing to New York in search of her father. She finds him, and also new problems, some friendship, a romance, and an unexpected career as pro-boxer, to make ends meet.
25. Dance with a Stranger (1985)
R | 96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A stormy relationship, complicated by the strictures of 1950s social class and gender roles, ends in death. Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.
Votes: 2,786 | Gross: $2.17M
26. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
R | 101 min | Drama
This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,560 | Gross: $0.15M
27. With or Without You (1999)
93 min | Drama, Romance
Rosie and Vincent know each other for ten years, and are married for five. She doesn't like her job, he isn't too pleased working with her dad. They're trying to have a baby. One morning ... See full summary »
28. Strapless (1989)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Votes: 418 | Gross: $0.76M
30. Dark Obsession (1989)
R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of young British guardsmen have to cover up a hit and run incident that occurred at the end of a night of drunken revelry.
Votes: 363 | Gross: $0.33M
31. London Kills Me (1991)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull ... See full summary »
Votes: 622 | Gross: $0.17M
32. The Supergrass (1985)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any ... See full summary »
34. Wetherby (1985)
R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery
The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Votes: 1,638 | Gross: $1.30M
35. The Pope Must Diet (1991)
R | 97 min | Comedy
A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Votes: 1,551 | Gross: $2.98M
105 min | Drama
A young man goes to a school for servants run by a brother and sister. In the dreamlike and surreal world that he enters, how will his presence impact the people there and possibly even the school itself?
40. Vroom (1990)
89 min | Drama, Romance
Two young men hope to fulfill their dreams by hitting the open road in a classic American car they have lovingly restored. Taking along the sultry divorcee with whom one of them has fallen in love is an idea bound to cause tension.
41. Paris by Night (1988)
103 min | Drama, Thriller
Clara Paige (Charlotte Rampling) is a busy Euro Member of Parliament with a husband and child at home and a high powered career, but on a trip to Paris, her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.
42. Comrades (1986)
183 min | Drama, History
The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of nineteenth century English farm laborers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.
43. Singing the Blues in Red (1986)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Music
A singer swaps the political intimidation of working in East Germany for the equally controlling capitalist music industry in the West.
45. The Nature of the Beast (1988)
PG | 95 min | Drama
A boy reads about the attacks of a unknown animal on livestock in the town. He plans to run his own investigation. The so called beast however is also used as a metaphor for every day problems the townsfolk face.
46. Katinka (1988)
96 min | Drama, Romance
A new foreman, Huus, arrives in a sleepy Danish village, much to the delight of the unmarried women there. However, Huus becomes very friendly with Katinka and her husband, Bai, the ... See full summary »
47. The Woman from Rose Hill (1989)
95 min | Drama
Julie is a young woman from Rose Hill (Mauritius) who arrives in rural Switzerland to marry her older pen-friend Marcel. She feels unhappy until she meets Jean, a younger man. However, his father disagrees.
49. The Fool (1990)
145 min | Crime, Drama
A costume drama and satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a Lord who is ... See full summary »